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Gareth Cooper

Scrumhalf

Born07/05/1979 (38)
Place of BirthBridgend
Height170cm / 5' 7"
Weight85kg / 13st 5lbs
Clubs Bath Rugby, Gloucester Rugby, Cardiff
Education Pencoed Comprehensive School
Honours British and Irish Lions, Wales, Wales A, Wales Schools, Wales U19, Wales U21
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Profile

An extremely talented scrum half who if stays injury free is a valuable asset to The Dragons. Now in his third season at the region. Missed half of last season after suffering a dislocated shoulder in the Wales Six Nations match against England. A British Lion he toured New Zealand in the summer of 05. Won a record breaking 15 caps with the Wales U21 team and burst onto the international scene in 2001 and scored a try on his debut against Italy with only eight minutes on the clock. Previously with the Celtic Warriors and before that with Guinness Premiership outfit Bath, Coops has earned a huge reputation in the game. Renowned for his defence destroying breaks that can tear the opposition in half is a quality and consistent passer. Is expected to be fully fit for the start of the season which is good new for The Dragons team.

Playing Record

Season P W D L T C P Dg Pts

2004/2005 12 7 0 5 4 0 0 0 20

Matches Played In 2004/2005

No matches found for this season.

2005/2006 13 4 0 9 1 0 0 0 5

Matches Played In 2005/2006

No matches found for this season.

2006/2007 20 9 0 11 2 0 0 0 10

Matches Played In 2006/2007

No matches found for this season.

 
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